Many establishments in the Evergreen area
are trying new things: rotating their menus,
creating theme dinners, bringing in live music
and even selling local artwork.
features over 100 wines
with over 25 available by the
glass as well as a variety of
beers and a full food menu. We
are situated in an 1870’s cottage
with beautiful garden seating
in the summer and cozy and
casual bar area to warm up to
in the winter.
Events and private
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Live music and wine
Under New Ownership
Since April 2016
116 Stone St, Morrison
MOVE OVER DENVER! Boasting a winery, several breweries and an ever-expanding selection of eateries,
Evergreen and its surrounding sister towns are establishing themselves among both casual “foodies”
and gastronomes seeking to sample locally sourced foods and chefs who have mastered their craft.
“We offer a monthly regional menu
focusing on a specific area of the Mediter-
ranean,” says Cedar 65 Bistro & Gallery
(p. 13) owner Sandy Tracey. “We also offer
amazing Food & Wine Dinners, which
occur every other month.”
On January 26, 2017, Cedar 65 will offer
its Spanish Food & Wine Dinner, with a four-
course meal featuring menu items from the
Basque, Catalonia and Andalusia regions.
At Flights Wine Café (p.70), new owners
Lavonne Wise and brother Dave Granquist
have made some changes since taking over.
“We love hearing from longtime regulars
that the few changes we’ve incorporated
have taken this little gem to another level,”
says Lavonne. “Now the food draws them
in too; it’s not just the wine anymore. We
changed the menu along with assistance
from our new chef, and have some dishes
that you won’t find at any other restaurant
Formerly A Tavola Evergreen, Kyle and
Megan Walker have opened Maya’s Cantina
& Grill (p. 46).
“I’d describe it as a fresh fusion of Mexi-
can, Southwestern and American cuisine in
a refined but family-friendly environment,”
says Kyle, whose 20+ years of experience
h e included a nomination for James Beard
“ st Chefs under 30.”
Maya’s menu is a mix of unique dishes,
c sics and rotating specials, but the foun-
d on for taste is the same for everything:
h ingredients, made-from-scratch qual-
t and perfectly balanced flavor profiles.
or those seeking fine dining, The Bistro at
M rshdale (p. 3) continues to impress guests
with its world-class French-Italian cuisine.
Beyond the daily menu, the Bistro offers spe-
cialty celebration menus, such as those for
Aussie Day and 5280 Restaurant Week. The
Friday Exclusives are once-a-month specials
from the Chef’s private recipe collection.
“Our sous-chef, Allicia, who trained
under Chef Brian, has been promoted to
kitchen manager,” says new owner Alison
Garnett. “Other than that, we’re not making
any changes under the new ownership.”
If you’re interested in a dining experience
that includes historical meals and drinks,
The Fort (p. 25) in Morrison can check all
your boxes. The full-size replica of an adobe
fur-trade fort offers scenic views of Denver,
and typical foods from the 1830s: buffalo,
elk, quail, salmon and more. New for 2017:
The Fort will be opening for lunch June
Diners can also explore the on-site Tesoro
Cultural Center ( tesoroculturalcenter.org),
which showcases the artistic treasures of
Colorado’s rich history and shared experiences with Southwest, Spanish, Mexican,
Native American, African American and
Early European cultures.
Looking for an entertainment experience for the whole family? The Wild Game’s
(p. 45) 25,000 square feet includes a bar and
restaurant, as well as bowling, game sports,
video games, an arcade and multiple high-definition screens. Nightly promotions feature great deals on food, drinks and fun.
Now that you know what’s cooking in the
Evergreen Area, head out to the culinary
mecca with a hearty appetite and sense of